Posted by Walt Mueller on 7/17/2014
Things aren't the way they're supposed to be. Life hurts. Our best laid plans rarely come to fruition. These are realities that I was thinking about last night as Lisa and I shared a wonderfully encouraging evening with a long-time friend who's been in our lives since our college days. In fact, this friend and I would often sit in the college dining hall, with each other and sometimes our extended group, sharing conversation that reflected the fact that at the time it seemed as though we didn't have a care in the world...


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Media Highlights
Notable Movie Releases
Planes: Fire and Rescue

Released July 18, 2014

Planes: Fire and Rescue
 - Dane Cook, Julie Bowen. PG

The Purge: Anarchy
 - Frank Grillo, Michael K. Williams, Carmen Ejogo, Zach Gilford. R

Sex Tape - Cameron Diaz, Jason Segel, Rob Corddry, Ellie Kemper, Rob Lowe. R

Top 10: Albums
Sia Album

Issue Date of 7/26/2014

  1. Sia - 1000 Forms of Fear
  2. Various Artists - Frozen Soundtrack
  3. Sam Smith - In The Lonely Hour
  4. Trey Songz - Trigga
  5. Ed Sheeran - X
  6. Judas Priest - Redeemer of Souls
  7. Various Artists - NOW 50
  8. Dirty Heads - Sound of Change
  9. Miranda Lambert - Platinum
  10. Lana Del Rey - Ultraviolence

Source: Billboard Magazine

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I Wanna Get Better by Bleachers

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An article by Walt Mueller from 2004. 5 Truths About Pop Culture
Pop Culture is Market Driven - The children and youth market is the most aggressively targeted market segment in the world. The reason? They have more disposable income and purchasing influence than any other age group...


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"My hope is that we become a generation focused on promoting others over ourselves."

- photographer Esther Havens, age 30, featured in Christianity Today's article "33 under 33," July 1, 2014.

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